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01-02-2014, 11:51 AM
Gardner McKay
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Originally Posted by nevesis View Post
You have to see the bigger picture. A player like that isn't always about point production. Having a grit player like him in the locker room can breed a tougher, harder mentality among the other players that is seriously lacking right now.
Yet these boards routinely **** all over Brian Boyle who is great on face offs as it is and is a DAMN good Penalty killer. No, grit is more important. Konopka has scored 29 points in his entire career. Boyle has hit that mark in a single season, twice. Boyle won't score 20 goals again but at least he knows how to get points.

I like Konopka but that would not be a good move for this team. He has no spot. I don't care how much damn grit he brings. It would be a dumb move to claim him.

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